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ON THE DAY the PPP program was depleted, the National Federation of Independent Business found that 80% of surveyed members were still awaiting funding with many uncertain of where they were in the application process./ AP FILE PHOTO/PAUL SANCYA

NFIB: On day PPP was depleted, 80% of small businesses were...

PROVIDENCE – A new survey from the National Federation of Independent Business found that as of April 17 nearly 80% of small-business owners that...
THE NFIB's Small Business Optimism Index posted its largest month-to-month decline in the index's history from February to March. / COURTESY NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESSES

NFIB: Small-business optimism index declines by record amount

PROVIDENCE – The National Federation of Independent Businesses’ Small Business Optimism Index fell 8.1 points in March to 96.4, the largest monthly decline in...
Christopher Carlozzi

The $2 trillion CARES Act could provide lifelines for small business

Many small businesses breathed a sigh of relief when Congress passed the $2 trillion CARES Act to help prevent them from going under during...
ADJUSTMENTS: Donna Murray, left, assistant director of labor market information at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, goes over changes to Rhode Island’s unemployment and temporary disability insurance tax laws with Margaux Fontaine. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

R.I. makes changes to unemployment, TDI taxes

Many Rhode Island employers could see a reduction in the amount of unemployment insurance tax they pay, while employees are on the hook for...
SMALL BUSINESSES in the U.S. reported it was a bit easier to hire in December despite a tight job market. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Smaller share of U.S. small businesses unable to fill positions

WASHINGTON – United States small businesses found it a little easier to fill jobs in December, consistent with a moderating, yet still-robust, labor market,...

Mass. minimum wage set to increase on New Year’s Day

BOSTON (AP) – Lower-paid workers in Massachusetts are looking forward to a small hike in the state's minimum wage, but not all businesses are...
THE NATIONAL Federation of Independent Business optimism index rose 2.3 points in November to a four-month high of 104.7. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. small-business sentiment climbs most in more than a year

WASHINGTON – Sentiment among small United States businesses climbed by the most in more than a year as more owners said profit trends are...
A SURVEY FOUND THAT 26% of U.S. small-business owners plan to increase pay in coming months . / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Share of U.S. small businesses planning higher pay nears record

WASHINGTON – As a tight labor market makes filling positions more difficult, 26% of U.S. small-business owners plan to increase pay in coming months,...
SMALL-BUSINESS optimism declined to its lowest since March, according to the National Federation of Independent Business. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

U.S. small-business optimism drops to near lowest of Trump era

WASHINGTON – United States small-business sentiment fell to near the lowest level of Donald Trump’s presidency, as tariffs and economic uncertainty increasingly weigh on...
THE NATIONAL FEDERATION of Independent Business’s index measuring small-business optimism declined 1.6 points to 103.1 in August, its lowest level in five months. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. small-business optimism drops to lowest in 5 months

WASHINGTON – Optimism among United States small-business owners fell in August to the lowest level in five months, with the outlook for the economy...

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